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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary open Ken wood in London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - London's latest lung. Ken Wood that "will give town bred children a glimpse of woods and meadowland" opened by the King. London.

    M/S of King George V and Queen Mary stood on a platform. M/S of buglers playing while others stand around. L/S of crowds stood around the platform, the camera pans across them stood in the wood. Various shots of the large crowds. M/S as the King and Queen walk along the path through the wood talking to other dignitaries.

    M/S as officials on the platform stand up as the King and Queen enter, they stand in front of two chairs. C/U as they stand there while others assemble, a lady gives the Queen a bouquet of flowers. M/S as a clergyman speaks to the King. L/S of them sat down on the platform, the camera pans across the people watching. M/S as the royal party walk through the woods again.

    Note: the latter part of this item appears to be cuts.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:14:00 / 01:11:52:00
    G 1209

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